Le Courtisan -> 1678 Belliqueux

2023
Nominal Guns70W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1676W033
Launched1677W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardBrest - Brittany W033
Constructor Laurent HubacW033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Broken Up1708W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck144' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7712 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3695 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 736 French Livre (794.2912 lbs 360.272 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle22 French 8-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1678Chef d'Escadre François Louis Rousselet (Marquis de Chateaurenault) (1637-1716)NNF-1661

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine en Second Hélie de Sainte-Hermine (1652-1700)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1690Enseigne de Vaisseau Charles-Gaspard Goussé (Marquis de la Roche-Allard) (1670-1748)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1678Renamed BelliqueuxW033
17.3.1677/78Second Battle of Ouessant
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head

 

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